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16/P/00566 | Proposed change of use from B8 (storage and distribution) to D2 (leisure and assembly - gymnasium). | Unit A2, Wanborough Business Centre, West Flexford Lane, Wanborough, Guildford, GU3 2JW
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General Standards of Development Policy G1 General Standards of Development Proposals will be permitted if they comply with the relevant Local Plan Policies and the following requirements are met: G1 (1) Parking Provision Parking is provided in accordance with the parking policy and parking standards of the plan set out in Chapter 7 and in Appendix 1. G1 (2) Transport Provision, Access, Highway Layout and Capacity Satisfactory access and highway layout is provided and the traffic generated by the development is compatible with the local road network. Appropriate provision has been made for pedestrian, cyclist and public transport facilities. G1 (3) Protection of amenities enjoyed by occupants of buildings The amenities enjoyed by occupants of buildings are protected from unneighbourly development in terms of privacy, access to sunlight and daylight, noise, vibration, pollution, dust and smell. G1 (4) Access for people with disabilities Development to which the public would reasonably have access makes provision for safe and convenient access by people with disabilities. G1 (5) Crime Prevention The design and layout of buildings and surrounding spaces provides for public safety and deters vandalism and crime. G1 (6) Flood Protection Areas of floodplain, identified on the Proposals Map, are safeguarded from development that would increase the risk to people or property from flooding. G1 (7) Land Drainage and Public Utility Infrastructure Adequate land drainage and public utility infrastructure is in place to meet the needs of the development. G1 (8) Light Pollution External lighting is designed to minimise glare and the spillage of light from the sight. G1 (9) Energy Conservation. The design and layout is energy efficient. G1 (10) Conservation of Water Resources. The design, layout and landscaping is efficient in the use of water. G1 (11) Development on or Close to Contaminated Land Where a proposed development is on or close to contaminated land the applicant demonstrates that the site is safe or can be made so through remedial measures. G1 (12) Safeguarding and Enhancement of the landscape and existing natural features Development is designed to safeguard and enhance the characteristic landscape of the locality and existing natural features on the site, such as, hedgerows, trees, watercourses and ponds which are worthy of protection. G1 (13) Mixed Use Where appropriate the development incorporates or maintains an existing mix of land uses and activities where: (a) The uses are mutually compatible; (b) There is no unacceptable disturbance through traffic, noise, pollution or other adverse effects.
Development Within the Green Belt Policy RE2 Development Within the Green Belt Within the Metropolitan Green Belt, as shown on the Proposals Map, new building will be deemed inappropriate unless it is for the following purposes: 1 Agriculture and forestry; 2 Essential facilities for outdoor sport and outdoor recreation, cemeteries and other uses of land which preserve the openness of the Green Belt and which do not conflict with the purposes of including land within it; 3 Limited extension, alteration or replacement of existing dwellings providing it is in accordance with Policies H6 and H9; 4 Infilling in villages to the extent specified in Policy RE3; 5 Affordable housing for local needs in accordance with Policy H12; 6 Re-use and adaptation of rural buildings in accordance with Policies RE9 and RE10.
Re-Use & Adaptation of Rural Buildings Policy RE9 Re-Use and Adaptation of Rural Buildings to Employment, Community or Recreational Use Planning permission will be granted for the re-use and adaptation of rural buildings for employment, community or recreational use provided that: 1 The building is of substantial, sound and permanent construction and would not require major or complete reconstruction; 2 The form, bulk and general design of the building does not detract from the character of the countryside; 3 Any conversion work respects local building styles and materials and any existing architectural features are retained and incorporated into the design; 4 The use of the building would not lead to the dispersal of activity on such a scale as to prejudice the vitality of a nearby town or village; 5 Any associated buildings, structures or activities (including parking and open storage) would not harm the visual amenity of the countryside.

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